Monday, June 6, 2011

Beyond Friends Didn't Go Beyond

Beyond Friends
Beyond Friends just didn't go beyond....

Beyond Friends by Xondra Day is a quick read with a lot of story missing. While I enjoyed the two characters and their story, I couldn’t help but think that I didn’t know enough about them. The characters lacked the depth necessary to establish a connection with the reader.
The premise is a nice one. Long-time friends and one-time lovers, Jack and Rain, come to a crossroads in their relationship. Each man has feelings beyond friendship for the other but neither is willing to admit it. So when a traumatic event occurs in Rain's life, he relies on Jack for help and the men begin a new chapter in their relationship. The question is whether they will ever be able to move beyond friends.

It’s a very short read and maybe herein lies the problem because there was hardly time for the author to develop the characters more.

This review was originally written for The Romance Reviews and can also be found at: http://glbt.theromancereviews.com/viewbooksreview.php?bookid=2446.
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